While sleeping, One night a young girl saw a dream.
She saw that she got into a terrible accident and died. Her soul then went up into clouds, and there she met St. Peter at the pearly gates. Besides him was also somebody who looked like the Angel of Light in bright angelic clothes. Let’s Call him D’vil.
“Welcome to Heaven,” said St. Peter. “Would you like to come in?”
Before she nodded to say YES, D’vil invited her to a nice place called H’ll. He said, “You can always spend your eternity in heaven. But would you not like to see how the H’ll is? Why don’t you spend a day in H’ll and Heaven and then decide, which place you would spend your eternity?”
She thought to herself, the proposal is wise. Why should I hurry to heaven? There is a lot of time. Let me first take a look at both places. So she decided to go with D’vil to see the H’ll first.
D’vil was a handsome young man. He graciously put his arm around her waist and took her to the elevator that went down to H’ll. Then he pressed the red button. Immediately the two were in H’ll.
The doors opened and she found herself stepping out onto a white carpet. The white carpet led to a big white bungalow. Within the white bungalow were people who appeared like ministers of light. Everything, inside the white house, was neat and tidy and kept in order. The young girl was informed that the chief master of the white house has personally invited her to his chambers. As she went into his room, she saw the chief feasting a delicious meal. He asked her to join him. She enjoyed the fried fish, the mutton curry and the rice pudding, along with banana and apple. Then the chief took her to his palace and showed her many wonderful and white things. He took her to the top of the third floor, of the white house, via the ladder of seven steps, and showed her the big white-mountain from afar off.
He told her in her ears softly, “Those who join us will be with us on top of that mountain in the north.”. Moreover, he said they call the mountain as Zion. He whispered “There will only be 1,44,000 of us who are appointed to go there. Few more seats are left. If you would like to rule the universe from there, you should enrol immediately“.
As he was showcasing her about bright future of those who wear white, a man came hurriedly and put a bundle of money in chief’s hand saying, “kindly accept this and pray that I may receive hundred times more of what I give to you.” She was much impressed at the comfortable life of the people in the white house. They had big white chariots to carry them all over the city. They slept in the afternoon and enjoyed roaming all over the city in evening hours. Wherever they went, people kept bundles of money in their hands and fed them with almonds, cashew nuts and Milk/Tea /Coffee. They had money, comfortable houses and delicious meals. Above all, they had a bright future at top of a mountain far off. She was greatly attracted to their lifestyles.
There was a dance party arranged in the main hall at evening. They told her every Saturday night, one such a dancing party is organized by the leaders. Everyone in the dance party told her that she is chosen one and has a great future. Will, she join them was the question she was asked, many times, by loving caring people looking like the ministers of light.
She was having such a good time, but before she knew it, it was time for her to leave. Saint Peter had sent his executive to take her to tour the heavenly city. As she left the white house in H’ll, everybody shook her hand and waved loving caring goodbye to her.
Saint Peter’s executive then pressed the green button and at the moment, in the twinkling of the eye, they landed in heaven. St. Peter welcomed her. He said to her, “Now it’s time for you to spend a day in heaven.” So she began her day in heaven.
What she saw in heaven was quite different from the luxurious life she witnessed in h’ll. Everyone in heaven was busy. On cloud number 1 everyone had a mic in his hands – the wires of which went straight down to earth, in every corner of the earth. They preached the gospel day and night. She asked the man in heaven working hard to preach the gospel, “Why do you work so hard?” He replied, “We must save people on earth. We must save them! While it is the day we work the works of light. A night cometh when no man can work.” Saying so, he started to broadcast the gospel of good news again! She let people work hard in heaven, letting them preach the gospel. She played the harp on clouds and sang songs to Jesus. But before she knew, her time in heaven was finished.
St Peter came to her and the D’vil also. They said, “So, you’ve spent a day in heaven and h’ll each. Let us know about your choice.”
The woman paused for a second and began reasoning, People in heaven work very hard to the spreading of the gospel while it is the day. But people in H’ll in white houses, keep sleeping, eating and dancing. They do no work, and still manage to get millions. Above all, they will abide at top of Great Mountain in the north.
She replied, “Well, I never thought I would say this.”
“Dear Peter, Heaven is really great, but I think I had a better time in H’ll .”
D’vil smiled and took her by arms and lo they were in H’ll. Devil dropped her in H’ll at the gates of the white house and went away. She asked him where are you going, to which he replied, “I have more sheep to steal..” “Ahh…sorry …slip of the tongue..” Without waiting much he vanished.
She went ahead and entered the white house. This time atmosphere was a little weird. She was asked to write her name in a register and take the vow of chastity, which the executive of the white house said, is necessary to join as a member. She gladly took the white uniform given to her, which was designed to make her appear as a minister of light.
Then she was handed a book of rules she ought to do and things she ought not to do in the white house. She was a little surprised with so big a book of rules in her hand. But she continued ahead.
Going a little further, she met the taskmistress with white old hairs. She gave her a time table of her daily duties. On Monday, she was supposed to be cook for the chief of the house, and on Tuesday, she was assigned the duty to wash the clothes. On Wednesday, she was assigned the cleaning duty, to clean curtains of the chief’s room. On Thursday, she was made to go to the market and purchase raw materials to prepare delicious meals for the leaders of the house. On Friday, she was made to massage the taskmistress. On Saturday, she was made to clean toilets. She became unhappy. But she was trapped. She was locked and kept under watch all the time. She knew she was deceived.
One day she secretly went up to the third floor, desiring to see through the window the great mountain in the north. Alas, there was no white mountain! The chief D’vil came up from behind and smiled wickedly.
She said, “I don’t understand.” “A few days back, I was here and everything looked neat, tidy and wonderful from outside. But now you have made me your servant and this place smells rotten. The smell of dead men killed by your taskmasters is making me vomit. This place appears a wasteland of garbage and filth. Above all, the illusion of High Mountain is no more to be seen. My life is wasted. There is but dark future, weeping and gnashing of teeth in this place. The D’vil laughed and laughed. It was a horribly painful experience.
Suddenly she woke up from her dreams. She thanked God that it was only a dream.
Dedicated to all those who have escaped the cult life within the white walls called faith home and realized that it was a bad dream.
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